Days of a pandemic
I found these pictures in one of my hard drives today. They’re from the very early days of the 2009 influenza pandemic. I was the influenza surveillance coordinator at the state health department at the time. I decided that I was going to document as much of those days as I could. I didn’t have a good camera or good phone with a good camera. But I managed to take these candid shots. Enjoy…
Left to right: Dr. Wilson, State Epidemiologist Dr. David Blythe, and an ID doctor form Hopkins whose name I forget
Deputy Health Secretary and Health Secretary John Colmers in the EOC
Deputy Health Secretary Frances Burman during a press conference. Gov. O’Malley next to her
Gov. O’Malley press conference
Activities at the emergency operations center
Press conference by Sec. Colmers
Strategy whiteboard notes
Two of my colleagues running a race while news started coming in by our phones that H1N1 had risen
Preparing for a press conference
Gov. O’Malley and Deputy Health Secretary
Meeting of ALL the epidemiologists to plan a strategy
“Flu Fighter” badges from the public relations office to promote influenza vaccination
Gov. Martin O’Malley about to address the public
Meeting of local health officers to strategize response
Listening to a presentation on H1N1
Gift from local health departments to us at the state
Administrators talking about apples
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René F. Najera, DrPH
I'm a Doctor of Public Health, having studied at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.
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